After 37 days, residents of the small community of Alpine at East Rosebud Lake were reunited with their stranded cars after they hired a helicopter to lift them one-by-one over the washed-out road.
- KABC – Los Angeles
A bystander's video shows a man stepping out of a pickup truck after a crash in Van Nuys and calmly walking away from the scene.
- Miami Herald
“Yesterday my world ended.”
- The Daily Beast
via GoFundMeIn the wake of the Highland Park Fourth of July parade mass shooting, the story of 8-year-old Cooper Roberts’ survival was embraced by many following updates on the boy’s recovery.And more than a month after the massacre, Roberts is long out of intensive care—but his family says he is now in “constant pain” and “hopeless, sad, and angry” at the realization he is paralyzed.In a sobering and gut-wrenching statement released Tuesday, the Roberts family said they want people to see the u
Vanessa Bryant learned that the LA Sheriff's Department deleted graphic photos of the crash that killed Kobe and Gianna from an LA Times story, chief testifies
A former media relations captain testified that the sheriff's department never reached out to Vanessa Bryant or other victims' families about the photos.
- Associated Press
Unchecked development has hit this once laid back beach town on Mexico’s Caribbean coast so hard that developers are now eager — even desperate — to build condominiums and hotels in a shantytown. While police are trying to evict squatters so towering condos can be built next to wood and tarpaper shacks, residents are fighting back, saying they are tired of foreign investors excluding local people from their own coast. In the latest clash on July 27, police accompanying a backhoe fired tear gas and tried to knock down some squatters’ homes in the shadow of a new, balconied condo building.
- Macon Telegraph
Nina Lipscomb had been missing for four days when the boy found her alive.
A video of a man fighting with a teen in Valencia has gone viral and the LA County Sheriff Santa Clarita Valley Station is investigating.
One brother's body has been recovered, while the other remains missing, per multiple reports
- Raleigh News and Observer
“I wish I could be as brave as this raccoon!”
- KTNV - Las Vegas Scripps
As Lake Mead continues to drop we are learning water cuts are coming to states dependent on the Colorado River next year. Nevada will have its water allocation cut from the river by 8% and Arizona will have its cut by 21%.
- The Daily Beast
Photo Illustration by Kelly Caminero / The Daily Beast / GettyAt the risk of awarding the title prematurely, we think we’ve found the weirdest study published in 2022. Scientists strapped GoPro cameras to the bodies of six dolphins trained by the U.S. Navy, and recorded them hunting for food and consuming their prey in grisly detail. According to the study, there was a purpose behind this potential invasion of dolphin privacy; namely, to learn more about how the mammals hunted and ate.Scientists
- Yahoo Entertainment
Tuesday’s Deadliest Catch was intense as the fishing fleet near the U.S.-Russian border witnessed what appeared to be a missile launch.
Neighbors told KIRO 7 that people have changed their walking patterns to avoid the area.
- CBS News
An investigator says authorities "are making very good progress with DNA inquiries" as they try to identify the children and bring anyone behind their deaths to justice.
- Associated Press
The man charged with stabbing Salman Rushdie on a lecture stage in western New York said in an interview that he was surprised to learn the accomplished author had survived the attack. Speaking to the New York Post from jail, Hadi Matar said he decided to see Rushdie at the Chautauqua Institution after he saw a tweet last winter about the writer's planned appearance. Matar, 24, said he considered late Iranian leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini “a great person” but wouldn't say whether he was following a fatwa, or edict, issued by Khomeini in Iran in 1989 that called for Rushdie’s death after the author published “The Satanic Verses.”
A homeless single father dubbed “Balloon Father” on Chinese social media went viral after he was seen selling balloons at night with his young daughter. The father decorated a luggage bag with balloon dolls and filled the inside with cotton-padded quilts, everyday necessities and materials for balloon creations. Residing in Xuchang, Henan province of central China, the father explained that he brings his daughter along with him as he does not want to leave his daughter alone.
- WJW - Cleveland
A couple was arrested and charged with public indecency after police say they engaged in a sexual act on the Giant Wheel ride at Cedar Point.
- Miami Herald
Pouring powder analyzed as alprazolam (brand name: Xanax) and zolpidem (brand name: Ambien) in a woman’s drink at a Boca Raton restaurant’s bar cost a Palm Beach County neurologist his medical license this week.
- Yahoo News
A sliver is all of this islet that remains above water. What hasn’t slipped into the Gulf of Mexico shows the punishing effects of disastrous climate change: trees killed by saltwater, grasslands overtaken by bayous, empty wrecks that were once homes.
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
The feds talked tough about stepping in to save Lake Mead and Lake Powell if states could not agree to cuts. But was that just an empty threat?